Ophthalmology (46 News)

Researchers Identify Genetic Variants That Might Contribute to AMD

May 19, 2019 11:00 am
501
Views
0
Comments

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the most common causes of vision loss in people over age 65. The exact cause is unknown, but the f...

What Do Tumor Cells and a Healthy Retina Have in Common?

Mar 5, 2019 1:00 pm
646
Views
0
Comments

How is a healthy retina cell like a tumor cell? It hijacks an energy-producing chemical reaction to churn out molecular building blocks. When tumor...

How Astrocytes Affect the Development of Ganglion Cells in Retina?

Feb 4, 2019 2:00 pm
656
Views
0
Comments

INDIANAPOLIS -- IUPUI biologists, growing human pluripotent stem cell-derived retinal ganglion cells in the lab, have developed a way to create mor...

Scientists Discover a New Gene That Causes Glaucoma

Feb 3, 2019 1:00 pm
611
Views
0
Comments

An international team of researchers has identified a gene responsible for the onset of pigmentary glaucoma, which may lead to new therapies for th...

Injection of Short RNA Molecule Improves Vision in Leber Congenital Amaurosis

Dec 27, 2018 2:00 pm
911
Views
0
Comments

PHILADELPHIA -- A new treatment for patients with a form of congenital retinal blindness has shown success in improving vision, according to result...

Scientists Could Identify Hundreds of New Genes Linked to Blindness and Other Vision Disorders in Mice

Dec 25, 2018 12:00 pm
669
Views
0
Comments

Hundreds of new genes linked to blindness and other vision disorders have been identified in a screen of mouse strains. Many of these genes are lik...

Identifying Subtypes of Retinal Ganglion Cells by Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Technologies

Jul 28, 2018 1:00 pm
2393
Views
0
Comments

Single-cell sequencing technologies are filling in fine details in the catalog of life. Researchers at the University of Connecticut Health Center ...

A Genetic Mutation Associated with Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)

Jun 28, 2018 12:00 pm
2008
Views
0
Comments

Scientists conducting one of the largest full DNA analyses of a rare disease have identified a gene mutation associated with a perplexing brain con...

The Largest-Ever Genetic Study Identified 161 Genetic Factors for Myopia

Jun 27, 2018 7:00 pm
1210
Views
0
Comments

The international Consortium for Refractive Error and Myopia (CREAM) recently published the largest-ever genetic study of myopia in Nature Genetics...

A Genetic Analysis Suggests a Link among Requiring Vision Correction, Higher Intelligence, Longevity and Hypertension

Jun 4, 2018 11:00 am
1183
Views
0
Comments

A large international team of researchers has found a link between intelligence and eyesight, longevity and hypertension. In their paper published ...

Celf1 Protein May Remove the Ambiguity about Lens Development

Jun 3, 2018 7:00 pm
1524
Views
0
Comments

If you want to take clear photographs, you don't use sandpaper to clear a smudge from your camera's lens. Similarly, if you want to see cle...

Genetic Variants in the DNA Play a Role in the Prediction of Glaucoma

May 24, 2018 8:00 pm
943
Views
0
Comments

A study led by scientists from King's College London, University College London, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School has i...

Artificial Retina Made Of Organic Ink & Gold !!

May 10, 2018 1:00 pm
903
Views
0
Comments

An artificial retina made of organic ink and gold may be able to restore vision someday, a new study suggests. The new device is an extremely thin ...

Gene Modification Of Corneal Transplant To Prevent The Immune Reaction And Rejection

Apr 17, 2018 1:00 pm
1157
Views
0
Comments

Researchers engineered a donor cornea, introducing two genes intended to prevent new blood vessel formation following transplantation, and have shown ...

Super Rare Autoimmune Disease

Mar 5, 2018 1:00 pm
1489
Views
0
Comments

It looks like a costume contact lens for Halloween — an eerie white ring in a woman's eye. But this unusual eye problem was the result of a ...

Thin Cornea Could Be a Potential Risk of Developing Glaucoma

Feb 8, 2018 2:00 pm
1516
Views
0
Comments

Genetic studies in mice point to a protein called POU6F2, which can modulate corneal thickness, as a possible risk factor for glaucoma in humans, repo...

High Blood Sugar Harms Blood Vessels in the Eyes, Kidneys & Heart.

Feb 6, 2018 10:00 am
2555
Views
0
Comments

Individuals with type 1 diabetes often have additional problems with their eyes, kidneys, heart, and other organs due to high levels of blood glucose ...

Potential Means Of Reversing Diabetes Related Blindness

Jan 4, 2018 11:00 am
1718
Views
0
Comments

Researchers have discovered a cell signaling pathway in mice that triggers vision loss in patients with diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusio...

Portable, Noninvasive &Simple Neurological Assessment

Dec 23, 2017 6:00 pm
1746
Views
0
Comments

A novel technology developed by the Zucker Institute for Applied Neurosciences at the Medical University of South Carolina was able to measure the bli...

The US Food & Drug Administration Approved A Drug Which Is A First Of Its Kind To Treat Inherited Vision Loss

Dec 23, 2017 9:01 am
1161
Views
0
Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec-rzyl), a new gene therapy, to treat children and adult patients w...


< 1 2 3